Wisbech Town Hockey Club players pay tribute to club ‘legend’ Paul Strickle

Wisbech players wore black armbands at the weekend in memory of Paul Strickle.

Wisbech players wore black armbands at the weekend in memory of Paul Strickle. - Credit: Archant

Wisbech Town Hockey Club players paid tribute to club stalwart Paul Strickle last weekend.

Wisbech players paid tribute to former vice chairman and groudsman, Paul Strickle, who died last wee

Wisbech players paid tribute to former vice chairman and groudsman, Paul Strickle, who died last week. - Credit: Archant

Paul was vice chairman and groundsman at the town’s joint hockey and cricket clubs, and local players across the region donned black armbands and held a minute’s silence in his memory following his death on November 26.

Paul’s daughter, Hannah, plays for Wisbech’s first team.

A club spokesman said: “Every team that played, both home and away, stood proud for the club and this great man who had given so much to so many at to the club.

“It was a particularly difficult match for Hannah’s peers and friends. The ladies played their hearts out at Harleston and would have loved a win to honour ‘Stricks’ but sadly it wasn’t to be

Wisbech and Harleston held a minute's silence in memory of Paul Strickle.

Wisbech and Harleston held a minute's silence in memory of Paul Strickle. - Credit: Archant


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“The team did all they could in every other way possible to show the huge amount of love and respect they hold for Hannah, her dad and all the family.”

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